Entrepreneurial Winning Women North America Class of 2022
This class of high-growth, woman-founded companies across the US and Canada spans a variety of industries – from technology to professional services to health care.
ABA Pathways | Jenipher Swanson
ABA Pathways provides applied behavior analysis to individuals with autism. Its consultation practices are grounded on the evidence-based principles of ABA. The company conducts functional behavior assessments and skills assessments to develop a data-driven treatment program that provides individuals and families with a comprehensive, holistic program that fosters growth in communication and appropriate social behavior.
Arlo Solutions, LLC | Lonye Ford and Arlene Wube
Exceeding client expectations since 2014, Arlo Solutions’ dynamic team of proven data protectors, information confidantes, tech aficionados and digital innovators is on a mission to streamline government technology. Working as trusted advisors to organization leaders, Arlo Solutions’ cybersecurity experts have the skills and passion to carve out simple, cost-effective solutions.
Blume Supply Inc. | Karen Danudjaja
Blume is what happens when you pair the benefits of the wellness aisle and the experience of a cafe. We are remaking favorite cafe lattes with the magic of superfoods. Our mission is to bring fun and play back to wellness, creating rituals you want to keep and share. Blume blends are plant-based, refined sugar-free and organic and available in 1,500 stores across Canada and the US.
Broadstaff | Carrie Charles
Broadstaff is a leader in talent solutions, providing contract and direct hire placement services to companies in the technology, telecommunications and engineering industries nationwide. With a growing team of industry-experienced and industry-trained professionals, Broadstaff proudly serves small, midsize and Fortune 500 companies.
Engage fi | Jennifer Addabbo
Engage fi is a financial services consulting firm that saves money for banks and credit unions by negotiating their critical vendor contracts and sharing in the savings negotiated. With over 450 years of combined industry experience, its team of 50 is laser-focused on leveraging proprietary technology and subject-matter expertise to create a win-win financial model that is effective — Engage fi has saved its clients over $3b.
Kidcrew™ | Dr. Dina Kulik
Kidcrew™ is the first of its kind — a forward-thinking clinic focusing on patient experience, family-centered care and wellness for kids. By placing essential health services for children under one roof, Kidcrew is the One Stop for Kids’ Health™. Kidcrew provides medical services for children 0 to 18 years, offering general pediatric visits, a variety of subspecialties and allied health services.
Londre Bodywear Inc. | Ainsley Rose and Hannah Todd
Londre Bodywear is the most sustainable swimwear company on the planet. Through their unique shaping swimwear offerings, they’ve upcycled over 1m plastic bottles into the most flattering garments with the lowest possible impact and helped restore three coral reefs. Experiencing hyper-growth since inception, they’ve become experts at staying ahead of the curve while never wavering on the values that have built their cult customer following.
Mason Dixie Foods | Ayeshah Abuelhiga
Mason Dixie Foods is a better-for-you American comfort food brand offering a selection of clean-label yet delicious breakfast sandwiches, biscuits and scones. All goodies are made from scratch using only fresh, real dairy and are free from artificial ingredients, preservatives and additives. Mason Dixie is certified woman-owned as well as minority and LGBTQ+ owned and managed.
Nuts For Cheese™ | Margaret Coons
Nuts for Cheese™ was founded by an inspired vegan chef with an unparalleled passion for spreading positive, sustainable change through food. What started as a solo venture has grown into a dedicated team helping craft a line of award-winning artisanal and versatile dairy-free cheeses available across Canada and the United States. Nuts For Cheese aims to elevate how consumers enjoy cheese as a world-class manufacturer of chef-made, organic, plant-based dairy products..
Pack Up + Go | Lillian Rafson
Pack Up + Go is a travel brand that specializes in surprise vacations. The company plans curated getaways around the United States, but the catch is that travelers don’t discover their destination until the day they depart. Pack Up + Go has sent over 30,000 travelers to more than 300 destinations nationwide.
Santé Circle Health | Yvonne Chan
Santé Circle Health is a disability management company helping employees return to work after an illness or injury. By considering the physical, cognitive and psycho-emotional demands of the job, they develop effective plans for an early, safe and suitable return to work. Santé Circle Health assists employers with employee absences, injuries, illnesses, claims for short- and long-term disability, return to work determinations and accommodations within the workplace.
Steel Point Solutions, LLC | Likia Hawkins
With a vision of offering world-class, integrated business solutions and IT services, Steel Point has built a reputation as a digital transformation services and solutions provider to US public sector clients. They create client value by focusing on workforce optimization, operating resilience and continuous innovation.
Teachers on Call | Joanne Sallay
Teachers on Call is an award-winning educational service that provides personalized tutoring for elementary through high school students experiencing learning difficulties or striving to achieve academic excellence. The tutors are certified professional teachers who support the specific needs of each student in all subjects. Teachers on Call strives to help students build academic skills, develop better study habits, improve self-confidence, and achieve success in school and life.
Virtual Gurus | Bobbie Racette
Virtual Gurus is a talent marketplace that leverages proprietary AI technology to match organizations of all sizes with highly skilled Canadian and American virtual assistants. Whether your organization needs a dedicated assistant, special project support or help with occasional tasks, they’re your people.
Ninety-five percent of the company’s workforce identify as female; 65% are Black, Indigenous and people of color; and 35% identify as LGBTQ+.
VMX International LLC | Vickie Lewis
VMX International brings innovative ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. VMX provides integrated, nonhazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to government, commercial, industrial and construction customers across the US and Canada. VMX’s team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations.
WalkerHealthcareIT LLC | Tifiany Walker
WalkerHealthcareIT provides domain expertise in health care payer and provider systems. It provides consulting services, including project-based solutions supporting IT and business operations across health care enterprises. Throughout its history, WalkerHealthcareIT has consistently exceeded clients’ expectations, as demonstrated through a growing and large portfolio of health care clients, including a Fortune 100 payer organization.
Wellthy | Lindsay Jurist-Rosner
Wellthy is a hyper-growth platform revolutionizing the way families organize care for their loved ones. Through precision technology and expert care coordinators, Wellthy helps families in the US, Canada, UK and Ireland to manage and navigate care, specifically for families with aging, disabled and chronically ill loved ones. More than 1.5 million people have access to Wellthy today through some of the largest and best-known health plans and employers across the world.